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Cavill Family History

Cavill Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Cavil, a place in the East Riding of Yorkshire, named from Old English ca ‘jackdaw’ + feld ‘open country’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

70,628 Historical Documents with Cavill on Ancestry.com
22,177 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
968 Military Records
1,426 Immigration Records
16,541 Census and Voter Lists
29,516 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cavill Families

  • Number of Cavill families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cavill families
     103 - 204
     35 - 102
     1 - 34
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cavill families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cavill census records

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Cavill Family Origin

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Cavill Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Cavill families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Cavill

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Cavill Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cavill census records

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Cavill Civil War Service Records

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